Four Tips for Avoiding a Software Audit

A software audit sounds about as pleasant as a tax audit. Both can be expensive if not handled correctly. If your organisation licenses software, it is not a matter of if but when you will receive an audit request. The most frequent requests come from the big players: Microsoft. Oracle, Adobe, IBM and SAP. According to a survey by Flexera, 44% of large companies have had to pay “true up” costs over $100,000 or more. Nearly 20% have paid over $1 million to settle disputes.
This week I would like to discuss some tips for avoiding a software audit. You will […]